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Daily Mail - Great Britain

Prince George wears replica of William’s outfit for Princess Charlotte’s christening

The prince, who celebrates his second birthday later this month, toddled past well-wishers and photographers clutching his father Prince William’s hand. Charlotte arrived in a pram pushed by Kate.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 5:24 pm

Greece referendum polls close as 6 exit polls predict ‘no’ campaign victory

Early indications suggest Greece has voted against Europe’s latest bailout package, plunging their future in the Eurozone into further doubt.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 5:24 pm

Kate Middleton and Prince William arrive for Princess Charlotte’s christening

The family of four made the journey to the church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham together for the private ceremony, attended by just 21 official guests including the Queen and Prince Philip.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 5:24 pm

Kate Middleton’s sister Pippa misses out on being Princess Charlotte’s godparent

Laura Fellowes, the daughter of Diana’s sister, Jane, joined William’s pals James Meade and Thomas van Straubenzee at St Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham for the baptism.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 5:22 pm

Karen Danczuk accused of having affair by husband Simon for 5 months

Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk said he felt ‘like a fool’ for not suspecting his wife Karen (pictured) was having an affair when she started wearing make-up and skimpy kit to the gym.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 5:15 pm

Princess Charlotte becomes 7th royal baby to wear the Honiton lace christening robe

The baby princess today became the seventh royal child to be christened in the gown which is a replica of one made for Queen Victoria in 1841. That gown was retired and replaced in 2008.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 5:10 pm

Princess Charlotte’s christening witnesses Camilla suffer a Monroe moment

The Duchess of Cornwall almost suffered a wardrobe malfunction as she arrived for Charlotte’s christening. A stray gust of wind left her struggling to hold her skirt down and almost sent her hat flying.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 5:03 pm

Indian Express - India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am


BBC - Great Britain

Polls close in Greek bailout vote

Polls close in a Greek referendum on the terms of an international bailout, a vote that may decide the country’s future in Europe.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 4:49 pm

Pope starts Latin American visit

Pope Francis is travelling to Ecuador as part of his second trip to South America since becoming pontiff in 2013.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 2:55 pm

Blatter blames politics for Qatar vote

French and German presidents applied pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, says Fifa president Sepp Blatter.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 12:27 pm

VIDEO: Passions high as Greeks cast ballots

Millions of Greeks are voting in a crucial referendum on whether to accept the terms of an international bailout.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 10:03 am

VIDEO: Do Germans sympathise with Greece?

Millions of Greeks are heading to the polls in a crucial referendum on whether to accept the terms of an international bailout, but how do people in Germany feel about the ongoing crisis?

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 8:13 am

VIDEO: What is the Greek referendum about?

Mark Lowen explains the background and implications of Sunday’s vote on the Greek debt crisis, from a beach near Athens.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 4:26 am

Champagne given world heritage title

The industry behind champagne production has been handed world heritage status by the United Nations’ cultural arm.

Posted on 4 July 2015 @ 7:24 pm

NPR - United States

China Takes Steps To Halt Plunge In Stock Markets

The main Shanghai stock index has dropped 30 percent since mid-June, triggering margin calls that have fueled further selling.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 2:58 pm

Russian Supply Capsule Successfully Docks With Space Station

The Progress M-28M spacecraft delivered tons of food, water, oxygen, fuel and other supplies after previous attempts had ended in failure.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 1:30 pm

Greeks Decide The Fate Of Their Economy In Crucial Referendum

The vote is on an international bailout that includes harsh austerity measures. The Athens government is instead pushing for a “no” vote that would give it a mandate to try to negotiate debt relief.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 12:37 pm

With Referendum Looming, Greeks Ponder Their Personal Prospects

The fate of Greece depends on a yes or no vote. NPR’s Lynn Neary speaks with elementary teacher Stathis Kirillidis and start-up cofounder Thanos Kosmidis about how the vote could affect their future.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 11:54 am

Reforms May Help North Korea Survive An Imminent Drought

North Korea is facing the worst drought in a century. NPR’s Lynn Neary speaks with Greg Scarlatoui of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 11:54 am

Scottish Village Bans Bananas For Boat Festival

A village of Portsoy is reviving an old seamen’s superstition by banning bananas during it’s annual boat festival. NPR’s Lynn Neary talks to festival chairman Roger Goodyear.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 11:54 am

Sunday’s World Cup Is U.S. Women’s Chance For Payback

The Women’s World Cup final is tonight in Vancouver, Canada. It’s a rematch of the United States and Japan — the finalists from the last tournament in 2011. Japan won that game on a penalty kick.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 11:54 am

The Jerusalem Post - Israel

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Voice of America - US Government

Pope Francis Starting 8-Day Trip to South America

Pope Francis, the first South American pontiff, is returning to the continent Sunday to begin an eight-day visit to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay.

The 78-year-old Jesuit pope is skipping his native Argentina on the trip, but plans to head to his homeland next year. It is his ninth trip abroad since assuming the papacy more than two years ago.

As he left Rome, Francis said he wanted to emphasize the plight of impoverished people in the three countries he is visiting, “especially…

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 3:55 pm

Greeks Vote In Crucial Referendum On EU Bailout

Greeks are voting Sunday in a referendum on whether to accept the terms of a European Union bailout, which include further spending cuts. The Greek government has urged the people to vote ‘no’ – but EU officials warn that could lead to Greece leaving the Euro currency. Henry Ridgwell reports from Athens.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 3:50 pm

Statement by US Secretary of State John Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says that over the past few days genuine progress has been in Vienna made toward a nuclear deal with Iran, but that negotiators are not yet where they need to be on several important issues.

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 3:32 pm

South Carolina Lawmakers to Debate Removal of Confederate Flag

Lawmakers in the southern U.S. state of South Carolina will begin debating whether to remove the Civil War-era Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol.

The debate follows an appeal by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to remove it.

Hundreds of people have held weekly demonstrations urging lawmakers to scrap the official public display of what the protesters call a symbol of racism and slavery.

The young white gunman who admitted killing nine African-Americans inside…

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 3:27 pm

East African Leaders to Meet on Burundi Crisis

East African regional heads of state plan to meet in Tanzania’s commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, on Monday to assess and find a way to resolve the crisis in Burundi.

It is unclear if Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza would attend the meeting, which comes as he intensifies his campaign for a controversial bid to seek re-election.

Burundi’s opposition says Nkurunziza’s third term bid undermines the constitution.

Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete, current chairman of the East…

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 2:17 pm

Malaysian Leader Faces Risk of Criminal Charges Over Fund

Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing the risk of criminal charges over allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts, the first time a Malaysian leader has faced criminal allegations.

Malaysia’s attorney general confirmed late Saturday that he had received documents from an official investigation that made the link between Najib and the investment fund 1MDB. The existence of the documents was first reported by…

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 1:25 pm

Civilians Killed in Yemen Airstrikes

Saudi-led airstrikes killed civilians Sunday in Yemen’s second city of Aden, as the U.N. envoy arrived in the capital for talks on a cease-fire plan with Houthi rebels.

The number of dead in the latest attack is unclear, media sources report between eight and 30 civilians killed.

The death toll of violence between pro-government forces and the Houthis, combined with Riyadh’s three month air campaign against the militia, continues to increase, despite international efforts to…

Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 1:19 pm


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